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Research & Commentary: Alabama Gov. Bentley’s Tobacco Tax Hike Proposal

August 28, 2015

Tobacco and electronic cigarettes have become popular targets for tax increases across the nation.

Research & Commentary: Right-to-Work Debate Continues in Missouri

August 28, 2015

Missouri is considering becoming the 26th right-to-work state, a reform that would have a dramatic effect on the state, creating new jobs and improving the state’s business climate and economic com

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Research & Commentary: Oklahoma Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform

August 13, 2015

Oklahoma’s civil asset forfeiture laws give law enforcement officials significant financial incentives to seize property, according to the Institute for Justice.

Research & Commentary: New Hampshire Tax Reform

August 13, 2015

New Hampshire is one of nine states without an individual income tax, but it has several other broad-based taxes, including a 9 percent tax on restaurant meals and room rentals and a 5 percent inco

Research & Commentary: Are Regulations Slowing Growth of the Craft Brewing Industry?

August 13, 2015

The Brewers Association reports production at craft breweries – facilities making no more than six million barrels annually – increased by roughly 18 percent last year over the previous year, gener

Research & Commentary: The 'Cadillac Tax'

August 5, 2015

Since its inception, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been plagued by legal, financial, and technological problems, many of which remain unaddressed.

Research & Commentary: Are Solar Subsidies Leading to a New Bubble?

August 3, 2015

Although many industries in the United States have received substantial subsidies from the federal government, few have drawn

Research & Commentary: Remote Transactions Parity Act

July 10, 2015

The newest proposal to impose online sales taxes across state borders is the Remote Transactions Parity Act of 2015 (RTPA),

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